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Arthur Creek

General Entry

Arthur Creek rises a mile west of the Brewster county line in northeastern Presidio County (at 30°17' N, 103°50' W) and runs southwest for twenty miles to its mouth on Alamito Creek, a mile south of San Esteban Dam (at 30°07' N, 104°02' W). Its course crosses desert mountain terrain, canyonland of volcanic rock, alluvial sands and gravel, and rough stony ground where scrub brush, sparse grasses, and desert shrubs grow.

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Anonymous, “Arthur Creek,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed January 22, 2021,

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